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for the S/S Hero (2) journey 1881-10-20 Trondheim - Christiansund - Aalesund - Hull
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 MSteamshipShipowner or operatorDeparture/port ArrivalRemarks
 S/S ParisianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-10-20 Quebec 1881-10-29 Londonderry 1881-10-21 
 S/S Arabic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1881-10-30  
 S/S Celtic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1881-10-30 Also reported arrive 1881-10-31 
 S/S OderNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-10-15 New York 1881-10-30  
 S/S British KingAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1881-10-31  
 S/S BrooklynDominion LineLiverpool 1881-10-20 Quebec 1881-10-31  
 S/S EnglandNational LineLiverpool 1881-10-19 New York 1881-10-31  
 S/S VikingTemperley LineLondon 1881-10-14 Quebec 1881-10-31 Montreal 
 S/S AtlasCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1881-11-01  
 S/S WisconsinGuion LineLiverpool 1881-10-22 New York 1881-11-01  
 S/S HermannNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-10-19 New York 1881-11-02  
 S/S AlgeriaCunard LineLiverpool  New York 1881-11-03  
 S/S Hibernian (1)Allan LineLiverpool 1881-10-24 Halifax 1881-11-04 St. Johns - Baltimore. Estimated arrival date 
 S/S ScotlandTemperley LineLondon 1881-10-18 Quebec 1881-11-04 Montreal 
 S/S AustrianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-10-24 Halifax 1881-11-05 St. Johns - Baltimore 
 S/S Britannic (1)White Star LineLiverpool 1881-10-27 New York 1881-11-05  
 S/S CaspianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-10-27 Halifax 1881-11-05  
 S/S City of MontrealInman LineLiverpool  New York 1881-11-05 Queenstown 1881-10-26, 675 passengers arrived New York at 01:00 after midnight 
 S/S ElbeNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-10-26 New York 1881-11-05  
 S/S EgyptNational LineLiverpool 1881-10-26 New York 1881-11-06  
 S/S EthiopiaAnchor LineGlasgow  New York 1881-11-06  
 S/S General WerderNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-10-19 New York 1881-11-06  
 S/S MoravianAllan LineGlasgow 1881-10-26 Quebec 1881-11-06  
S/S PeruvianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-10-27 Quebec 1881-11-06 Londonderry 1881-10-29. Also reported arrive 1881-11-05 
 S/S Lord GoughAmerican LineLiverpool 1881-10-26 Philadelphia 1881-11-07 Also reported arrive 1881-11-06 
 S/S SamariaCunard LineLiverpool 1881-10-26 Boston 1881-11-07  
 S/S TexasDominion LineLiverpool 1881-10-27 Quebec 1881-11-07 Also reported arrival 1881-11-09 
S/S State of IndianaState LineGlasgow  New York 1881-11-08 Belfast 1881-10-30, arrived in New York at 21:30 evening after 8 days crossing the Ocean 
 S/S City of New York (2)Inman LineLiverpool 1881-11-24 New York 1881-11-09  
 S/S Adriatic (1)White Star LineLiverpool  New York 1881-11-11  
 S/S DonauNorddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-10-30 New York 1881-11-11  
 S/S SarmatianAllan LineLiverpool 1881-11-03 Halifax 1881-11-12 Londonderry 1881-11-04 
 S/S Circassia (1)Anchor LineGlasgow  New York 1881-11-13  
 S/S City of BerlinInman LineLiverpool 1881-11-03 New York 1881-11-13 818 passengers arrived at 06:00 morning after a journey of 8 days 10 hours and 30 min. 
 S/S Köln (1)Norddeutscher LloydBremen 1881-10-27 Baltimore 1881-11-13  
 S/S OhioAmerican LineLiverpool  Philadelphia 1881-11-13  
 S/S WaldensianAllan LineGlasgow 1881-11-02 Quebec 1881-11-14  
 S/S AtlasCunard LineLiverpool  Boston 1881-11-15  
 S/S OntarioDominion LineLiverpool 1881-11-03 Portland 1881-11-15  
 S/S NevadaGuion LineLiverpool 1881-11-05 New York 1881-11-16  
M followed with an arrow () = Confirmed connects
Passenger list is usually dated 1 - 2 days after arrival
This register is built from telegrams sent from the arrival ports to the local newspapers in Norway. The purpose of these telegrams were to tell the folks back home that the journey had been safe, and that all was well with the emigrants on board.

Reference to newspapers used: Morgenbladet, Christiania Intelegenssedler, Dagbladet, Verdens Gang, Trondhjems Adresseavis, Bergens Tidende and other newspapers.

Blue Riband of the North Atlantic in 1881: Steamship Arizona record crossing Queenstown - New York in 7 days, 10 hours and 22 min. ( 2.800 nm )
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